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Simply put, a victim of short, yet terribly damaging and poor parenting, is abandoned and wanders through life alone seeking out his family. His migratory lifestyle exposes him to richly diverse environments. He learns to be uneffected by things that aren't important and gives many people advice that drives them to pursue things they want out of life. Several scenes feature veiled parody of famous movie scenes.... sometimes well-veiled, sometimes not. The humor is not sophisticated (surprise!) and the dialog seems well thought out. There's enough fresh, non-obvious material to make the movie flow well. I enjoyed it because there were very distinct drama and comedy threads that didn't collide and although the "moral of the story" was spoken to Spade's character quite plainly, his own life experience presented the conclusion.
David Spade proves in this one that he is funny, but not a "leading man".
Kind of like Dana Carvey when he did Opportunity Knocks and/or Clean
Great music throughout the film and loved his nod to the great Eddie Money.
Murphy is certainly an attractive women and I am surprised we have not seen more of her.
The mullet is kind of a one joke pony that is ridden too hard, but still funny.
An ok comedy, but don't expect to have to change your underwear after this one.
This movie is very very funny David Spade played a very awesome part in this movie the story is very funny and All the lines were pretty good
Surprisingly one of my favorite movies of all time. Joe Dirt is the
of a white-trash loser that never loses his positive outlook.
This movie has everything... Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Action, and GREAT music. David Spade and Fred Wolf did a brilliant job putting this film together.
Abandoned in youth by his parents at the Grand Canyon, We flashback in time with Joe in his search for his parents while he tells the story to Los Angeles morning DJ, Zander Kelly (wonderfully played by Dennis Miller).
Okay, now when I was at a friend's house, she rented this movie and said that I should see it. I thought, "Oh, great." Because I had seen the trailers and previews, and it looked really stupid. But I was genuinely shocked at how good it was. Here's a tip: If you want to see it, don't expect much. If you don't expect much, then you will be surprised. I was.
i loved this movie. my daughter and i watched it more than once. its unpredictable and funny. obviously not for the serious viewer. if you like the saturday night crew, wacky antics with a story line then this movie should interest you. i give it a 9 out of 10.
First, I'm a David Spade fan...and I cannot think of too many other actors that could pull off a film such as this. A funny put at times boring and totally pointless quest by an abandoned 'white-trash' man-child for his Jerry Springer Showish parents. Dennis Miller is perfect as the shock jock, and I don't think I've ever seen anyone cuter than Brittany Daniel as Brandy.
You could tell Adam Sandler was involved in this movie... Joe Dirt deserves the same cult following that Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore have. Basically this movie achieved everything it set out to achieve...not much other than a bunch of laughs. It was fast paced, eccentric and quirky, chauvanistic, stupid, and brilliant. David Spade played Joe Dirt, a very Adam Sandler character, to perfection. It's not a brilliant movie- but most good comedies aren't, yet they achieve their purpose, and if you want a satirical comedy, give Joe Dirt a go.
99.9% of the comedies these days are aweful. Some are just not
funny. Some quickly resort to sexual humor, which appeals to
some but not many.
It is refreshing to see a comedy that actually makes be laugh more
than a few times. While it's a far cry from some comedies I've
seen, it was well worth the watch.
If you're not expecting a "laugh out loud funny" movie (and if you
still are these days, you have problems), you should be satisfied
with Joe Dirt.
The story is amusing, the characters are developed enough for a
comedy, the jokes range from dull to hallarious, there is even an
amusing little spoof of Silence of the Lambs. Overall a good watch.
3.5 / 5
i thought the film lacked depth plus i thought it was going to be a rubbish film.it was incredibly funny and heart warming. i was also shocked and delighted to see kid rock in the film.i thoroughly enjoyed his performance it was amazing.and i just thought he was a rock star.
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